Books by the old Leather Chair

  • Snow In The Summer
  • My Bible
  • The Power of Silence
  • What Comes Next and to Like It
  • Encore Provence
  • A Year in Provence

Saturday, May 28, 2016


Rain all week and the ground is saturated.
Flowers do not look good,
black spots and their heads are hanging.
The seeds for soy beans planted a week ago may have been washed away

They say it is ending
hope so.
Much green stuff on deck and screen porch
and really do not feel like having it power washed and repainted.

The smallest home I have lived in over 50 years, I sketched the plan and thought
it would be so easy to care for.
Now the inside is easy but the outside and surrounded by trees is beginning
to need a lot of work.   Tree's need to be trimmed, with all the rain they are
hanging low.  Progressing in making flower beds smaller.

Therapy was on Thursday and could hardly walk in and after Victor's magic
 left pain free, balance improved for a good 4 hours.   Thankful but wish it
lasted longer and did not return.

Tried to find something to capture with my camera and not much found.

Now this one did not bloom last year
but now blooming and many more on the way.
and this one is a beauty
A long weekend
and much to supervise with helper arriving.

Have a great weekend.....


Sallysmom said...

Your oakleaf hydrangea is very pretty.

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Pretty hydrangeas!

We need some rain down here.

I know what you mean about trees needing to be trimmed, etc. DH used to do all of that.

Have a nice holiday ~ FlowerLady

Marcie said...

I am glad you have some help arriving! I hope the sun shines on you soon!

Kay said...

We had rather an uncommon heavy rain yesterday, but it's nice to the see the ground drying up today. I love your hydrangeas.

My Journey To Mindfulness said...

Sally, Lorraine, Marcie and Kay
thanks you for visiting.
Had help very early this morning
so nice as everything needs trimming.

Rebecca said...

Oh, those blue hydrangea! Be still my heart...
Glad the help arrived & that there is relief - even if temporary for balance & pain.

lil red hen said...

Good morning, Ernestine, and your flowers are lovely. We've had lots of rain but scattered out over several days so nothing was drenched. The trees here have grown very large since I put flower beds near them, so there's almost too much shade for some things.

Pienosole said...

Good Morning. I wish you a wonderful day! :-)

nancy at good food matters said...

Hi Ernestine,
Love your oak leaf hydrangea! It seems to be a great year for all varieties--A couple of mine that have been rather dormant the past 5 years have put forth lovely blooms.